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Friday
Apr182014

New U.S. Navy arrest in Glenn Marine bribe case

A sixth defendant was charged in federal court Thursday with bribery involving Singapore-based defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA).

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Friday
Apr182014

China Resources boss target of graft allegations

Song Lin, Chairman of China Resources Holdings Co. Ltd., courtesy of PwC via YouTubeThe chairman of state-owned China Resources Holdings Co. Ltd., Song Lin, is under investigation for "suspected serious violations of discipline and law."

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Friday
Apr182014

GSK confirms Jordan, Lebanon bribe probes

GlaxoSmithKline said it is investigating allegations of bribery in Jordan and Lebanon first reported by the media.

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Friday
Apr182014

China Corruption Blotter (April 18, 2014)

Kong Fanmao, former head of Planning Division under the Anhui Provincial Department of Land and Resources, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for dereliction of duty and taking $353,916 in bribes. Kong took bribes from ten mining companies, including Chizhou Dongyang Mining Ltd, to reduce government charges and extend mining permits for them. http://news.xinhuanet.com 

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Thursday
Apr172014

Advice for companies after conflict minerals ruling

Tungsten, courtesy of Enough Project via YouTubeAn appellate court Monday struck down part of the conflict-minerals rule, leaving SEC-reporting companies wondering what disclosures to include in their conflict minerals reports due on May 31.

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Thursday
Apr172014

GSK cuts 150 China staff for improper sales practices 

UK drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has sacked over 150 staff in China amid a probe into allegations that the firm bribed doctors and government officials to boost drug sales, according to the 21st Century Business Herald (21CBH).

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Thursday
Apr172014

Ukraine group says graft ruined health care

Daria Kaleniuk, executive director of the Anti-Corruption Action Center (Courtesy photo via Radio Free Europe)A big reason Ukrainians risked their lives at the barricades in Kiev to throw out then-President Viktor Yanukovych was because they were sick of grand corruption victimizing ordinary citizens.

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Thursday
Apr172014

Job: Senior Manager, Compliance & Ethics

Job Title: Senior Manager, Compliance & Ethics

Employer: T-Mobile

Location: Bellevue, Washington (USA)

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Wednesday
Apr162014

Appeals court strikes down part of conflict minerals disclosure rule

Tantalum, courtesy of Enough Project via YouTubeThe federal appeals court for the D.C. circuit issued its opinion Monday in National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), et al., v. Securities and Exchange Commission that partially struck down the SEC's conflict minerals disclosure rule.

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Wednesday
Apr162014

How H-P Russia mimicked the mob

Hewlett-Packard's $108 million FCPA settlement last week included a guilty plea by its Russia subsidiary to two felonies for conspiracy and substantive violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the FCPA.

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